verification

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noun ver·i·fi·ca·tion \ˌver-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of verification

  1. :  the act or process of verifying :  the state of being verified

Origin and Etymology of verification

borrowed from Medieval Latin vērificātiōn-, vērificātiō, from vērificāre “to verify” + Latin -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of action nouns


First Known Use: 1523


VERIFICATION Defined for Kids

verification

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noun ver·i·fi·ca·tion \ˌver-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of verification for Students

  1. :  the act or process of confirming or checking the accuracy of :  the state of being confirmed or having the accuracy of checked


Law Dictionary

verification

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noun ver·i·fi·ca·tion \ˌver-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Legal Definition of verification

  1. 1 :  an act or process of verifying

  2. 2 :  a sworn statement of truth or correctness <submitted a verification signed by the defendant with the petition>



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